FITNESS CLASSES IN OAKLAND
BK ROOTS offers a variety of different types of classes. After 10 years in the Jack London District, BK Roots is now on Piedmont Ave. Here is info on what to expect for each class. Each class is in person as of Jan 1, 2022. A couple of classes are also virtual. Sign Up
Springboard Kettlebell Adv:
The pilates springboard uses bands and springs for resistance, flexibility and range of motion. Kettlebells are heavy (starting at 16lbs) and improve full body, core strength and cardio. This is an advanced conditioning class. You must be familiar with Russian kettlebell training.
Springboard Sculpt (Lower Body):
Target all muscles of the lower body including glutes, hips, hamstrings and quads. Feel how the lower body integrates with the upper body through the core. Connect muscles synergistically through smart and creative exercises that compliment each other.
Springboard Sculpt (Upper Body):
Target all muscles of the upper body including back, chest, arms, abs and obliques. Feel how the upper body integrates with the lower body through the core. Connect muscles synergistically through smart and creative exercises that work with each other to tone and strengthen.
Restore & Revive all levels & virtual:
An in-person and online class via zoom that blends foam rolling, stretches, yoga flow and light weights for strength. This is a great first class.
Prenatal Pilates Springboard:
Great for any trimester, get your own springboard, strengthen & release hips and upper backavailable for postnatal
Work the full body with heavy weights and cardio to strengthen and tone to be beach ready by July. Class is 50 min and includes nutrition tips, jumprope, weights ranging from 3-20lbs. Work your legs, back, chest, arms, abs & core.
Muay Thai Conditioning Adv:
The martial art of 8 limbs. No sparring. Bring wraps and boxing gloves if you have them. If not, we loan you them. Get ready to WORK.
Self Defense (Vee Arnis Jui-Jitsu):
Straight up Brooklyn. This mixed martial art originated from Grand Master Vee in Brooklyn, NY. Ash Berla is one of his disciples. This is a reality-based self defense system for adults. Stick and knife training combined with Jui-Jitsu.